When Lincoln was nine years old his mother his mother died on 1812 of tremetol.His mothers death really impacted him and led him to become more distant from his father and quitely resented the hard work placed on him. After around a year lincolns father remarried to sarah bush johnston.Lincoln
quickly bonded with sarah because she was very affectionate and strong Though both his parents were most likely unable to read or write, Sarah encouraged Abraham to read .He finally recieved his education while growing into his manhood. It took him an estimated eighteen months to finish, a f...
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...n essence continued a mild form of slavery and restricted many african american rights which they deserved as free citizens. Abraham Lincoln on the other hand made a much more positive and productive impact on the united states as president.Lincoln combined two nations into one and added the possibility of aditional divisions. Lincoln also built the Republican Party into a very strong organization and on January 1, 1863, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy which abolished slavery. If it wasnt for lincoln the institution of slavery might have also lasted for several more decades. The Civil War molded the United States into a much more dominant, and free nation than before and without Lincoln’s leadership this transition may not have happened, or would have taken a much longer and more difficult course.
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